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Old July 17th 18, 03:58 PM posted to alt.windows7.general
Mark Lloyd[_2_]
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Default New Device detection, 32 vs 64 bit

On 07/16/2018 08:01 PM, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:

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No, it didn't! That day I just hadn't spotted that my spellchecker had
gone berserk and "corrected" lots of things.


I had noticed the similarity of "cellophane" and "cellphone".

BTW, I once posted about a Windows service called "LoadPowerProfile" and
my spell checker corrected it to "laryngectomize". The current one
suggests "waterproofing".

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Old July 17th 18, 08:46 PM posted to alt.windows7.general
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Default New Device detection, 32 vs 64 bit

On Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:51:07 -0700, Ken Blake wrote:

On Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:59:03 -0400, Stan Brown
wrote:

On Sat, 14 Jul 2018 09:59:13 -0400, Wolf K wrote:
On 2018-07-14 09:26, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
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It's probably less common in the US, where I understand the common
term is cellophane, or cell for short; in the UK, it's mobile 'phone, or

cellphone!

"Cell" means cell/mobile phone. Never heard it as meaning cellophane.


And haven't heard of "cellophane" in probably decades. It's plastic
wrap, shrink wrap, etc.

"Cellophane" was actually a different kind of plastic, noticeably
less flexible.


Yes, cellophane is what cigarette packs used to be wrapped in. Are
they still? I don't know; it's been about 50 years since I last bought
one.


Cellophane is a vegetable product, most plastic film wrap is either
PVC or LDPE which aren't.
 




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